Early Head Start Teacher

Want to join our amazing team? Please ask at the Front Desk 907-433-1600 or 907-433-1601 for more information on how to apply or visit our website www.cookinletnativeheadstart.net

Would you like to work with children? Are you a current or former Head Start parent? We encourage you to apply! Cook Inlet Native Head Start is a non-profit corporation established solely to operate the Tribal Head Start program, providing early childhood education services as well as quality family-related services for the Native population in Anchorage, AK.


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for providing quality education of infant/toddlers and/or preschool aged children, with the goal of increasing the social competence and school readiness of children and to develop knowledge and pride in traditional Native culture and heritage.

This is a job progression designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences to employees as part of the overall assessment of their skill level and abilities. Promotion between job levels is based on performance on prior assignments, education attainment and the demonstrated ability to successfully manage more progressively responsible assignments.


1. Assists in the development and implementation of plans to enhance the education, health, social and emotional growth in

2. Provides a healthy, safe and secure learning environment through the use of consistent limits, appropriate guidance techniques, and the development of an atmosphere of respect for children and adults.

3. Functions as a member of the Early Head Start team by participating in staff meetings, training, planning, and problem-solving sessions.

4. Visits each child's home twice per year in accordance with Head Start regulations and meets with parents/guardians to become familiar with the child's home environment.

5. Accurately completes all paperwork, including home visit forms, parent/teacher conference forms, lesson plans, work sampling, and transition forms.

*Flexibility with respect to time and days able to work, as well as work tasks.

*Other duties as assigned.


Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. However, an associate’s degree in a job-related field is preferred.

*Knowledge of early childhood development for children aged birth through age 3;

*Knowledge and experience in principles of child health, safety, and nutrition

*Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds

compensation: $22.39-$31.61/hour (depending on Education Credential)
employment type: full-time
job title: Early Head Start Teacher
non-profit organization

Please email completed applications for employment to jwilson@cinhs.net, or fax completed applications for employment to 907-433-1641. Thank you.